The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 470 524 536
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +12
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 126 58 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 0.83% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 35 13
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£425 £411 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £403 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7932 6951 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.38% 13.47% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 3786 3830
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 418 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 122 £425 +3.34% 7
London +49 54 £465 -7.00% 1
City of London +23 22 £450 -14.28%
Yorkshire +10 21 £401 -
South East -3 21 £450 +16.12% 4
North Yorkshire - 16 £401 -
York - 16 £401 -
Berkshire +13 12 £394 -7.35%
North West -3 8 £388 +17.42%
Wiltshire - 6 £431 -
South West - 6 £431 -
West Yorkshire -7 5 £356 -
Reading - 5 £525 -
Leeds - 5 £356 -
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £400 - 1
Manchester -9 1 £363 -15.20%
South Wales -22 1 £300 -14.16%
Wales -26 1 £300 -14.16%
East of England - 1 £413 - 2
Kent - 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
Chippenham - - - -
Exeter - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Brentwood - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Marlow - - - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 221 (99.55%) F5
2 173 (77.93%) Cisco
3 150 (67.57%) Firewall
4 130 (58.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 109 (49.10%) CheckPoint
6 101 (45.50%) Cisco ASA
7 100 (45.05%) Juniper
8 97 (43.69%) Cisco Certification
9 82 (36.94%) Load Balancing
10 77 (34.68%) CCNP
10 77 (34.68%) Network Security
11 70 (31.53%) OSPF
12 65 (29.28%) BGP
12 65 (29.28%) Blue Coat
13 57 (25.68%) BIG-IP
14 55 (24.77%) ITIL
15 52 (23.42%) DNS
16 48 (21.62%) HP
17 47 (21.17%) Cisco IOS
18 46 (20.72%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (19.82%) WAN
20 40 (18.02%) LAN
20 40 (18.02%) VMware
21 38 (17.12%) NetScreen
22 37 (16.67%) CCSE
23 35 (15.77%) Network Monitoring
24 34 (15.32%) Windows
24 34 (15.32%) Linux
25 33 (14.86%) SSL
25 33 (14.86%) Citrix

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.25%) IIS
2 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.45%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
1 1 (0.45%) PaaS
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (67.57%) Firewall
2 130 (58.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 101 (45.50%) Cisco ASA
4 77 (34.68%) Network Security
5 70 (31.53%) OSPF
6 65 (29.28%) BGP
7 57 (25.68%) BIG-IP
8 52 (23.42%) DNS
9 47 (21.17%) Cisco IOS
10 46 (20.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 44 (19.82%) WAN
12 40 (18.02%) LAN
13 38 (17.12%) NetScreen
14 33 (14.86%) SSL
15 30 (13.51%) VPN
16 28 (12.61%) DHCP
17 26 (11.71%) Junos
18 20 (9.01%) Wireless
19 19 (8.56%) MPLS
20 17 (7.66%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.41%) MySQL
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (13.96%) Finance
2 9 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.05%) Games
3 6 (2.70%) Retail
4 4 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Back Office
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 59 (26.58%) Consultant
3 33 (14.86%) Network Consultant
4 23 (10.36%) Network Specialist
5 22 (9.91%) Architect
6 15 (6.76%) Security Engineer
6 15 (6.76%) Security Specialist
7 13 (5.86%) Network Security Specialist
8 11 (4.95%) Security Consultant
8 11 (4.95%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (4.50%) Network Architect
9 10 (4.50%) Security Architect
9 10 (4.50%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (3.60%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) Design Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) Designer
12 7 (3.15%) Monitoring Specialist
12 7 (3.15%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.21%) CSS
2 12 (5.41%) Middleware
3 3 (1.35%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.45%) REST
5 1 (0.45%) Java EE
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) SOAP
5 1 (0.45%) XSD
5 1 (0.45%) WSDL
5 1 (0.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.56%) User Experience
2 18 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.86%) Cryptography
3 13 (5.86%) PKI
4 12 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 12 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 11 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.95%) CESG
6 8 (3.60%) Online Games
7 3 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.90%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) Tandem
9 1 (0.45%) SecurID
9 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.32%) Windows
1 34 (15.32%) Linux
2 11 (4.95%) Apple iOS
2 11 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (4.95%) Android
2 11 (4.95%) Windows Phone 8
2 11 (4.95%) Windows Phone
2 11 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.35%) UNIX
5 2 (0.90%) MVS
5 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.90%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.45%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (36.94%) Load Balancing
2 55 (24.77%) ITIL
3 35 (15.77%) Network Monitoring
4 33 (14.86%) Network Management
5 32 (14.41%) Network Design
6 26 (11.71%) E-Commerce
7 24 (10.81%) Network Architecture
8 23 (10.36%) Service Management
9 18 (8.11%) Incident Management
10 17 (7.66%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.41%) Time Management
11 12 (5.41%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.95%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (4.95%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.95%) Change Management
13 9 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.05%) Identity Management
13 9 (4.05%) Performance Management
14 8 (3.60%) Analytics
15 6 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.41%) C
2 4 (1.80%) SQL
3 3 (1.35%) Lisp
4 2 (0.90%) Java
5 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (43.69%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (34.68%) CCNP
3 37 (16.67%) CCSE
4 32 (14.41%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.81%) CCNA
5 24 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.86%) CCIE
7 9 (4.05%) Degree
8 8 (3.60%) JNCIS
8 8 (3.60%) HP ASE
9 6 (2.70%) CCSA
9 6 (2.70%) ACSP
10 5 (2.25%) CCDP
10 5 (2.25%) CISSP
11 3 (1.35%) CCSP
12 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.90%) HP MASE
12 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.45%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.76%) QA
1 15 (6.76%) SLA
2 9 (4.05%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) GPG13
3 1 (0.45%) COBIT
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (9.46%) ProxySG
1 21 (9.46%) VMware ESXi
2 20 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.31%) vSphere
4 11 (4.95%) Firmware
5 10 (4.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.80%) XenServer
8 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (9.01%) OPNET
2 13 (5.86%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (3.15%) OpenView
4 6 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.35%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.90%) Puppet
6 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.45%) SCCM
7 1 (0.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 221 (99.55%) F5
2 173 (77.93%) Cisco
3 109 (49.10%) CheckPoint
4 100 (45.05%) Juniper
5 65 (29.28%) Blue Coat
6 48 (21.62%) HP
7 40 (18.02%) VMware
8 33 (14.86%) Citrix
9 29 (13.06%) McAfee
10 27 (12.16%) BMC
10 27 (12.16%) TippingPoint
11 25 (11.26%) Nokia
12 24 (10.81%) SolarWinds
13 19 (8.56%) Infoblox
14 18 (8.11%) Red Hat
15 17 (7.66%) Imperva
16 16 (7.21%) Riverbed
16 16 (7.21%) Fortinet
17 14 (6.31%) Microsoft
18 11 (4.95%) 3PAR
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